Shocking college sports scandals

Published On: Nov 09 2011 04:42:09 PM CST   Updated On: Oct 09 2012 09:10:33 AM CDT

Jerry Sandusky is being sentenced on child sex abuse charges today. Check out other shocking sports scandals from recent decades.

Joe Paterno
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CNN

After much public pressure, football coach Joe Paterno resigned amid allegations that he could have done more to bring the abuse to light. The day after this announcement, he was fired by telephone. Paterno died in January 2012.

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